Jessica Freeman-Slade is a writer who reviews and blogs on book culture at [tk] reviews and has written reviews for The Millions and The Rumpus. She is the assistant managing editor and edits for Alfred A. Knopf. She spent part of the summer of 2011 as a prep cook, and chronicled her misadventures at The Prep Cook Project. She lives in Morningside Heights.
ADULTS WHO WERE ONCE CHILDREN tend to agree: we are who we are because of fairy tales. Once upon a time, ...